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by rvm
Oct 01, 2020 22:56
Forum: Windows
Topic: Draw string from main prog to window created by dll
Replies: 5
Views: 522

Re: Draw string from main prog to window created by dll

Problem solved. I decided to see if a static library would work instead of the dynamic library and it does. I guess since we now have only one executable instead of two all routines within it have access to the same screen.

Thanks to all for your input.
by rvm
Oct 01, 2020 18:25
Forum: Windows
Topic: Draw string from main prog to window created by dll
Replies: 5
Views: 522

Re: Draw string from main prog to window created by dll

Thank you for your response. So there is no way to interact with the screen directly from the main program? My idea was to create a DLL that would provide functions that create form controls like buttons, input boxes, radio buttons, drop down lists, etc. so the main program would then interact with ...
by rvm
Oct 01, 2020 4:03
Forum: Windows
Topic: Draw string from main prog to window created by dll
Replies: 5
Views: 522

Draw string from main prog to window created by dll

I'm trying to draw string from the main program to a window that is created by a dll but nothing is displayed. Is there any way to access that window from the main program?
by rvm
Sep 24, 2020 6:34
Forum: Windows
Topic: Unwanted closing of console
Replies: 3
Views: 430

Re: Unwanted closing of console

I compiled a graphics program with –s gui. When I execute the .exe from a console window all works as it should – no additional console is created and the console from which it is being executed stays open when the program exits. However, when I execute it through a .bat file from a console window ...
by rvm
Sep 24, 2020 3:47
Forum: Windows
Topic: Unwanted closing of console
Replies: 3
Views: 430

Unwanted closing of console

I compiled a graphics program with –s gui. When I execute the .exe from a console window all works as it should – no additional console is created and the console from which it is being executed stays open when the program exits. However, when I execute it through a .bat file from a console window i...
by rvm
Aug 31, 2019 17:04
Forum: Windows
Topic: open output file with no name
Replies: 2
Views: 5304

Re: open output file with no name

grindstone, thank you for your reply. I should have thought to do that.
by rvm
Aug 30, 2019 7:45
Forum: Windows
Topic: open output file with no name
Replies: 2
Views: 5304

open output file with no name

I inadvertently opened an output file without assigning a name to the output file variable. Like: Dim as string filename1 Open filename1 for output as #1 Compiling gave me no warning or error. And it executed without error. Did it actually create a file with no name that is using disk space? I see n...

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